Friday, July 1, 2011
A variety of fresh locally grown fruit, vegetables and locally caught seafood are available every Thursday afternoon this summer at the Canton Farmers Market.
For the second summer in a row, the Canton Farmers Market is being held at the Mass Hospital School, where you will find a small assortment of produce, plants, seafood and other goods from local farms and suppliers. The Farmers Market will be running every Thursday afternoon from 2:00 pm to 6:30 pm throughout August. C.N. Smith Farm in East Bridgewater is providing the majority of fresh fruits, vegetables, eggs and flowers available for purchase at the market. Jordan Bros. Seafood, a direct supplier for restaurants and fish markets including Main Course in Canton, will also be there weekly with a variety of the freshest, never frozen seafood.
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Canton firefighters put out a fire at the Canton school last week. The fire injured one employee.
Canton Firefighters responded to a blaze in the power plant at the Mass Hospital School on Wednesday. The fire, which was in the ductwork of the school's power plant, resulted in one employee injury, according to Canton Fire Chief Charles Doody. A school employee had gone to investigate the access panel by climbing a ladder. The employee "received second degree burns to his arms when he opened an access panel and the fire exited the duct, knocking him off the ladder he was on, from about 12 feet," Doody said. "He also sustained a broken ankle from the fall." It took Canton firefighters three hours to find the "hidden fire, access it and extinguish it," according to the fire chief. Crews had to create two holes to get to the blaze. Six …
Monday, June 6, 2011
Prom and graduation season, plus a publishing party and a retirement.
District Art Show a Success The Canton Public Schools Annual Spring K-12 Art Show was held from May 23-26. For those four evenings, the Canton High School gymnasium was filled with art created by all students from all schools, and many families and community art-lovers enjoyed the exhibits as well as hands-on arts activities. Congratulations on another artistic triumph! Galvin publishing party at Barnes & Noble The latest edition of Fresh Ink, the Galvin Middle School literary magazine, will be unveiled at an evening reception on June 16. English teacher Julie Ghostlaw, co-advisor for the magazine, is “very excited” for the launch and invites all interested students and families to join the reception at 6:30 p.m. at Barnes and Noble, 82 …
Monday, May 16, 2011
MIT honors Mass Hospital School students, CAPT Fundraiser and Luce School ceremony.
MHS Students Honored at MIT Three Massachusetts Hospital School students were honored at a special ceremony of The Cambridge Science Festival presented by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on Sunday, May 1. The Curiosity Challenge is a science contest that invites students to explore their curiosity and to be creative. The challenge was designed to promote an interest in students who may or may not be drawn to science. Students were asked to write, to take a picture or draw what they are curious about. MHS winners were curious about tornadoes (Alexander H.), liquid eyeliner (Jessica F.) and snow (Christina Y). The students, their parents and teachers were invited to MIT for an awards ceremony and brunch with keynote speaker …
Monday, April 25, 2011
School fundraisers spring up underfoot.
Mass Hospital School’s Dinner Dance May 19 The Massachusetts Hospital School’s dinner dance fundraiser will be held at the school on Thursday, May 19. The 2011 Dr. Arthur M. Pappas award will be conferred on Pat Roche, of Roche Brothers supermarkets, in honor of his commitment to improving the quality of life of children and their families through education, health and disability awareness. Sponsorship opportunities are available at a variety of levels; individual tickets $250; more information here. Canton Academy Catalog Available Canton Academy, a summer enrichment and camp program of the Canton Public Schools, is now accepting registrations. The program will run from July 5 through August 4, and registration may be made by mail, fax …
Thursday, February 17, 2011
These five Canton-based nonprofits are each supporting wonderful causes and deserve some recognition.
Our new weekly feature called "Patch Picks" highlights contributor and reader picks of great local businesses, destinations, services, organizations, ways to spend a day off, dining, recipes and more. Find useful lists to help you, your family, friends, and significant others find ideas for everything from Sunday brunch to great bars, pumpkin patches, date night destinations, florists, girlfriend nights out, kids party places, parks, yummy food and more. Today's list features five Canton charities. 1. Music Counts is a nonprofit music advocacy group in town. They sponsored Canton's Got Talent, a fantastic and successful fundraiser last weekend, which supported the Canton School system's music programming. 2. St. Gerard's Church, for …